From the Desk of Bailey Poland

The following contribution is from Bailey Poland, author of Haters: Harassment, Abuse, and Violence Online (November 2016). Bailey Poland is a writer, feminist, and activist, as well as the creator of the literary journal Leaves and Flowers and is a regular contributor to numerous print and online journals, including Line Zero. She is the editor of Involution: Stories, Poems, and Essays from the First Two Years of “Line Zero”. One of the key facts any person working against online harassment must get across is that the interactions we’re combating go beyond the level of rudeness—they’re a form of abuse. That’s the message repeated by … Continue reading From the Desk of Bailey Poland